Monthly Archives: October 2013

ADMIRABLE AND NECESSARY

It’s one of the hardest things to do as a teen.  Even some adults struggle with it. Some are decent at it, some are terrible. I was terrible at it. Into my adult life I gradually became better. I saw … Continue reading

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OH BABY!

The Brooklyn Nets added a few pieces to the puzzle and the Knicks, well, we will see if they have made any progress after winning a playoff series last season for the first time in about ten years! (Image compliments … Continue reading

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COME TUMBLING DOWN

What’s going on? People are going bananas! Who’s to blame?  Because that’s what we do, right? We look to place blame. The Police? Politicians? School Teachers? The Coach? Parents? Or, the entitled kids? I don’t ever recall society being out … Continue reading

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OLD YELLER

I played sports at Holy Name just like 90% of the boys in the neighborhood. The best thing about this experience was the coach.  I had some of the best the neighborhood had to offer; I was taught lessons which … Continue reading

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THE AMAZIN’

Before there was cable television, a huge resource for sports news was ‘Sports Extra’ which came on Sunday nights, on channel 5. Bill Mazer, a one-time host of the show has passed away. He was 92. New York Times has the … Continue reading

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CRAZY TRAIN

This incident happened back in April – # 3 train at Eastern Parkway subway station. Click here for the story and melee caught on a cell phone via the New York Daily News.

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BULLY

I came across a story of a high school football team winning 91-0. This reminds me of a basketball game I played in back in 1976 where we beat a team 74-4.  Our head coach had to write a letter … Continue reading

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